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Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts Arts Education For Hawaii Public And Charter Schools
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Arts Education For Hawaii Public And Charter Schools
Get the arts in your classroom!
The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) provides various arts education programs and opportunities to the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) public and charter schools. Applications are currently open for the Art Bento program (Oʻahu, grades 2-6) and the Artists in the Schools program (statewide, grades pre-K-12).
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum’s education program, for Oʻahu public and charter schools grades 2-6. Art Bento uses the museum as a learning lab, engaging students and teachers through activities connected to current arts standards and ELA Common Core Standards. There is no cost to schools to participate in the program and funds for bus transportation are provided. School Year 2023-2024 applications are due Friday, March 17, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Shirley Lam, Museum Education, 808-586-0778 or Shirley.Lam@hawaii.gov.
Learn more about the program and how to apply on the SFCA website: SFCA.hawaii.gov/artbento.
Artists in the Schools
Artists in the Schools (AITS) arts residencies provide engaging, creative, and fun learning experiences for students and teachers with qualified, trained teaching artists. Art forms include music, theater, dance, poetry and visual arts integrated with core curriculum areas. There is no cost to schools to participate in the program. School Year 2023-2024 applications are due Sunday, April 9, 11:59 p.m.
Online information sessions for Hawaiʻi public and charter schools interested in applying are scheduled for February and March (register on Zoom).
•Wednesday February 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
•Thursday March 9, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Danica Rosengren, 808-586-0768 or Danica.Rosengren@hawaii.gov.
Learn more about the program and how to apply on the SFCA website: SFCA.hawaii.gov/aits. A printable flyer can also be downloaded from the SFCA website: Apply for an Artists in the Schools Grant (PDF).
About the SFCA
The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is Hawaiʻi’s state government arts agency. Established in 1965 by the Hawaiʻi State Legislature, through the vision and effort of Hawaiʻi leaders, the creation of a state arts agency made Hawaiʻi eligible to receive federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), newly established on September 29, 1965. The SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services.
What is a State Arts Agency?
State arts agencies were created by legislatures and governors to promote the arts and reduce barriers to cultural participation. Every state and U.S. jurisdiction has a designated arts agency, providing grants, services, and leadership that make the arts accessible to everyone. State arts agencies are funded through appropriations from state legislatures. State arts agencies also receive 40% of the federal grant dollars Congress provides to the National Endowment for the Arts.
Learn more about state arts agencies and regional arts agencies nationwide on the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies website: NASAA-Arts.org/state-arts-agencies.
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The mission of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts is to promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawaii. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawaii and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Hawaii State Art Museum
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i.
To promote, perpetuate, preserve and encourage culture and the arts, history and the humanities as central to the quality of life of the people of Hawai`i. HSFCA funding is provided by the State of Hawai`i and the National Endowment for the Arts. The HSFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services.
The musuem is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed State and Federal Holdays. Always free admission. For pre-recorded information call 586-0900.
The Hawai'i State Art Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For pre-recorded summary information on the museum, call (808) 586-0900. For current museum program information, call the HSFCA Art in Public Places Program at (808) 586-0305. To arrange an educational tour of the museum, call (808) 586-9958.
For information on the HSFCA; the Hawai'i State Art Museum; HSFCA grants, programs, and services; Hawai'i arts and culture events; and USA and worldwide arts opportunities, visit the HSFCA website, www.hawaii.gov/sfca.
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